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Bayou Des Cannes near Eunice Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.19 ft at 2:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.17 ft at 3:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.15 ft at 4:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.12 ft at 6:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.11 ft at 7:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.08 ft at 8:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.09 ft at 8:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.07 ft at 9:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.04 ft at 12:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.03 ft at 12:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.04 ft at 3:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.05 ft at 3:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.05 ft at 4:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.07 ft at 4:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.09 ft at 5:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.19 ft at 7:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.24 ft at 9:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.26 ft at 9:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.28 ft at 10:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 2:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 3:00AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 3:30AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 4:00AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 4:30AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 5:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 6:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 7:00AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 7:30AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 8:00AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 8:30AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 9:00AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 9:30AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 10:00AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 10:30AM Jan 21, 2018Highest Observation: 3.34 ft at 11:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.33 ft at 11:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.32 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 12:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.31 ft at 1:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.3 ft at 2:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.29 ft at 3:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.28 ft at 5:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 5:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.25 ft at 7:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.25 ft at 8:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.22 ft at 9:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:00PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:30PM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 3.17 ft at 12:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.15 ft at 12:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.15 ft at 1:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.14 ft at 3:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.12 ft at 3:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.12 ft at 4:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.11 ft at 4:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.1 ft at 5:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.08 ft at 6:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.06 ft at 6:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.07 ft at 7:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.06 ft at 8:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.06 ft at 9:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:00AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.04 ft at 11:30AM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.03 ft at 12:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.02 ft at 12:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3.01 ft at 2:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 3 ft at 2:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.99 ft at 3:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.98 ft at 3:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.98 ft at 4:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.98 ft at 4:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.98 ft at 5:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.97 ft at 5:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.97 ft at 6:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.97 ft at 6:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.97 ft at 7:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.96 ft at 7:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.97 ft at 8:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.97 ft at 8:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.96 ft at 9:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.96 ft at 9:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.96 ft at 10:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.96 ft at 10:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.96 ft at 11:00PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.95 ft at 11:30PM Jan 22, 2018Observed: 2.95 ft at 12:00AM Jan 23, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBDCL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:52AM Jan 23, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.95 ft at 12:00 AM CST 23-Jan-2018. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Bayou Des Cannes near Eunice are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.37 ft on 08/16/2016 (P)
(2) 22.36 ft on 05/20/1953
(3) 21.77 ft on 12/07/1971
(4) 21.40 ft on 01/12/2013
(5) 21.21 ft on 02/07/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.98 ft on 08/30/2017 (P)
(2) 20.64 ft on 05/04/2017 (P)
(3) 22.37 ft on 08/16/2016 (P)
(4) 16.73 ft on 03/14/2016
(5) 17.25 ft on 11/19/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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30 WIDESPREAD FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 55 STRUCTURES WILL BE IMPACTED BY FLOOD WATERS ALONG THIS REACH OF THE BAYOU. FLOODING OF HIGHWAY 190 CAN BE EXPECTED WITH WATER 4 TO 5 FEET OVER THE HIGHWAY. HIGHWAY 757 UPSTREAM OF THE GAUGE WILL HAVE 2 TO 3 FEET OF WATER COVERING IT. HIGHWAY 13 ON THE EVANGELINE PARISH SIDE OF THE BAYOU WILL BE COVERED WITH 3 TO 6 FEET OF WATER.
21 MAJOR FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED WITH AN ESTIMATED 36 STRUCTURES AFFECTED BY FLOODING. SEVERAL SECONDARY ROADS ARE FLOODED NEAR THE BAYOU.
20.6 IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 30 STRUCTURES NEAR THE BAYOU WILL FLOOD WITH SEVERAL SECONDARY ROADS FLOODED NEAR THE BAYOU.
19.8 IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 18 STRUCTURES NEAR THE BAYOU WILL BE FLOODED.
16 Minor flooding begins along the bayou with a few structures right along the bayou threatened.
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Latitude: 30.482778° N, Longitude: 92.490556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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